Constant Aviation Secures Transport Canada Validation to Install Pro Line Fusion Upgrade on Canadian-Based Challenger 604s

Constant Aviation’s Bombardier Challenger 604 flight deck upgrade has achieved an international milestone. Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) has validated the supplemental type certificate (STC) for the flight deck upgrade, which replaces the Challenger 604’s factory installed CRT displays with a package of high-resolution Pro Line Fusion touchscreens from Collins Aerospace. With this validation, Constant…

Rolls-Royce Launches New Electronics Manufacturing Capability at Purdue University

Rolls-Royce has created new engine controls capability near the campus of Purdue University to support the company’s U.S. defense business, including the F130 engine competing for the U.S. Air Force B-52 program. The high-tech controllers, about the size of a laptop computer, are safety-critical technical components that reduce pilot workload and enhance fuel efficiency. Rolls-Royce…

Millennium International Avionics Announces Enhanced Support For GE/Smiths MCDU

Millennium International Avionics announced the availability of a new program dedicated to operators utilizing GE/Smiths Multipurpose Control Display Units (MCDUs). Aimed at reducing overall cost of ownership and extending useful life of this equipment, Millennium is now offering an engineered repair with upgraded subassembly component parts including repair using brand new LCD Screen, LED Backlight…

Duncan Aviation Completes Citation 680 STC For Gogo Biz AVANCE L5

Duncan Aviation’s Engineering and Certification Department has completed a full-equipment Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of the Gogo Business Aviation AVANCE L5 in-flight Internet and Wi-Fi system in Cessna Citation 680 aircraft. This is the seventh STC Duncan Aviation has completed for the system, and it covers the Wi-Fi certification and full equipment and…

Aerospace Tech Week Call for Papers Open

The 2021 Aerospace Tech Week Organizing Committees are inviting abstracts for consideration for inclusion in the conference for the following topics: – AVIONICS – CONNECTED AICRAFT – FLIGHT OPS IT – MRO IT – AEROSPACE TESTING – FACE Aerospace Tech Week will take place on 25th-26th March 2021 in Toulouse, France and is the premier…

L3Harris Launches Automated Cockpit Voice Recorder and Flight Data Recorder Validation Service

L3Harris Technologies has launched Express Readout, an automated aircraft recorder validation service which provides the necessary reports about recorder functionality as mandated by aviation authorities. Global aviation authorities require aircraft operators to provide annual compliance for flight data recorders and cockpit voice recorders, including those with datalink capabilities to prove they are functioning correctly. Express…

StandardAero and Thales Announce Launch Customer for Autopilot System for the H125/AS350

StandardAero and Thales announced WeatherTech as the launch customer for their advanced 4-axis Compact Autopilot System for the Airbus Helicopters H125/AS350 platform. Derived from certified transport category solutions, the lightweight Compact Autopilot brings advanced 4-axis capability, performance and enhanced safety to the light helicopter market, while eliminating the need for a traditional dedicated flight control…

Genesys Aerosystems Offers New Line of Digital Radios

Genesys Aerosystems announced a new product line, the Genesys Digital Radio (GDR). The Genesys Digital Radio is a family of remote-mounted, software-definable radios. They feature combined VOR/localizer/glideslope navigation, marker beacon, and VHF communication with a frequency range of 118-136 MHz or 118-156 MHz, and 25 or 8.33 kHz channelization with transmit power of 16 or…